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Flights to or from foreign countries that do not use ICAO procedures

             (1)  This regulation applies if:

                     (a)  a rotorcraft conducts an IFR flight to or from an aerodrome:

                              (i)  in a foreign country; and

                             (ii)  at which IMC exist; and

                     (b)  the country does not base the design of its instrument approach and departure procedures on ICAO Document 8168 (PANS-OPS).

             (2)  The rotorcraft operator's exposition must include the instrument approach and departure procedures for the aerodrome that are approved by the national aviation authority of the country.

             (3)  The operator of a rotorcraft for a flight contravenes this subregulation if a requirement mentioned in subregulation (4) is not met for the flight.

             (4)  The requirements are the following:

                     (a)  each pilot assigned to the flight by the operator must have successfully completed training in the country's instrument approach and departure procedures;

                     (b)  the flight must be conducted in accordance with the instrument approach and departure procedures for the aerodrome included in the operator's exposition.

             (5)  A person commits an offence of strict liability if the person contravenes subregulation (3).

Penalty:  50 penalty units.

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